British Columbia eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming eating contests
($85)2017 Jul 29 Hot Dog Eating Contest Pioneer Walkway Osoyoos, BC, Canada
Three random eating challenges
big burger Challenge Burger Yagger's Vancouver, BC, Canada
30 oz. burger The Beast The Cannibal Cafe Vancouver, BC, Canada
2 pattie burger Legendary Beau-hemoth Rocko's Diner Mission, BC, Canada grilled cheese sandwiches for buns
(All British Columbia eating challenges and contests in database)

John "Step Daddy J" Jugovic announces he won the qualifier to determine the Canadian team for Battle of the Big Eaters 4 in Richmond, BC.
The Pacific National Exhibition in Vancouver will offer a 10 pound Hercules Burger for $70 from August 20 to September 5.
Sad news from Vancouver: I received an email that Ken "The Demolisher" Wong passed away at the age of 65. The funeral will be on March 30.
Vancouver.craigslist.ca has a request for Canadian competitive eaters to compete in the qualifier for Battle of the Big Eaters 4 in Vancouver in September. The selected competitors will face teams from Japan, the USA and another country later in the fall in Dallas. Entrants appearing in the qualifier will receive $200 and those that compete in Dallas will get an additional $500.
Maxximus Supplements in Port Coquitlam, BC will hold a cookie eating contest on May 29 awarding $250 to the winner.
Teddy Delacruz won the first prize of $500 in the Beast Off burger challenge at Cannibal Cafe in Vancouver.
The Cannibal Cafe in Vancouver will hold a burger eating contest on May 7 awarding $500 to the winner.
Wings Restaurants & Pubs will hold a wing eating contest awarding $500 on October 22. Qualifiers will be held throughout British Columbia on October 15. (via Ken Wong).
A Kelowna, BC resident took the top spot in Smoke's Poutinerie tour with a time of 15 seconds and wins a trip to Toronto to compete in the October 3 MLE contest.
Keegan won the first prize of $500 in yesterday's King of the Wing contest held at Wings in Surrey, BC.
Wings in Surrey, BC will hold a King of the Wing contest on October 23 awarding $500. Qualifiers will be held at 7 Vancouver area sites on October 16.
"Furious" Pete Czerwinksi defeated Pat Bertoletti in a poutine "wine" (mashed-up poutine) drinking contest in Kelowna, BC yesterday.
CBC reports that the family of Samaljit (Sunny) Aulakh, who has been hospitalized after suffering brain damage in a gulab jamun eating contest in November 2012 is suing the organizer of the competition, Red FM. The maker of the gulab jamuns and the contest site, Surrey's Central City Shopping Centre are also named in the lawsuit. (Court document)
Vancouver Desi has an update about Samaljit Aulakh, who remains hospitalized after experiencing brain damage after he choked in a gulab jamun eating contest in Surrey, BC a year ago. His family plans to sue the radio station that sponsored the competition.
Wings in Surrey, BC will hold a wing eating contest on November 5 awarding $500 to the winner. Qualifiers will be held in 8 Vancouver-area locations on October 22 and 29.
The Metropole in Vancouver is holding a hot dog eating contest on September 29 awarding $250 to the winner.
The Two Parrots Perch & Grill in Vancouver will hold a taco eating contest on September 15 awarding $350. The winner will receive $200 and a Budweiser Cruiser bike valued at $400.
Meera Bains reports that Samaljit Aulakh experienced brain damage after choking in a gulab jamun eating contest held in Surrey, BC last year and his family is seeking legal assistance. update CBC article
A mystery competitive eater will face off against "Captain Scotty" of CFOX in a five pound burrito eating contest Taco Del Mar in Surrey, BC on May 30. The radio station will award a trip to Los Cabos Mexico to someone who predicts the winner of the contest. update May 30 The mystery pro eater is Curtis
Metronews.ca reports that a "Potato Party" will be held in Burnaby, BC where diners will purchase $1,000 of McDonalds french fries. George Shea calls the event a "rogue, unsanctioned eating exhibition" and equates it to “The ‘Harlem Shake’ of eating events”.
VancouverDesi reports that the man who choked in a galub jamun eating contest held in Surrey, BC on Saturday remains on life support. Red FM 93.1, a sponsor of the contest, has removed its facebook post about the incident from its timeline, but it can still be accessed with a direct link. update Nov 16 The Vancouver Sun also has an article. update Nov 18 The Link more on the incident.
The CBC reports that a choking incident occurred in a sweet gulab jamun eating contest held in Surrey, British Columbia today as part of a Diwali festival. The status of the now hospitalized man who choked has not been annouced; he reportedly has a pulse. update VancouverDesi has more information.
Two Parrots Perch & Grill in Vancouver will hold two taco eating contests tomorrow awarding $350 ($200 to the winner).
Top Dog Pizza in Victoria, BC will hold a pizza eating contest on March 31 awarding $1000 and a 50 inch television.
VanEats.ca will hold a sushi eating contest for same-gender teams on February 8. The winning male team will then face off against the winning female team at the conclusion of the event. (via Ken Wong)
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